The George Benson GB10 was Ibanez' first signature hollowbody guitar. It is the longest running guitar model in the company's history. It debuted in Chicago, Illinois on June 11, 1977.
The GB10 has a fairly small, single cutaway, full hollow body design with a spruce top with ƒ holes and multilayer binding and maple back and sides coupled with a deployed three-piece maple neck with a large head and a 22-fret Ebony key with binding and pearl/acrylic and abalone split block position markings. Components include dual, Floating Ibanez GB special humbucking pickups with individual volume and tone control; a height-adjustable ebony bridge with specially adjustable split trapeze tailpiece; a top comb of leg and brass; and a turtoise batting plate.